Almeda & So. Obenchain fire clean-ups are complete 14 months later

SOUTHERN OREGON, —Almost a year and a half after the Almeda Fire, the clean-up is wrapping up. The Oregon Department of Transportation has been in charge of the statewide cleanup. It’s been 14 months since it began.

An ODOT spokesperson tells us, it’s completely finished, with debris removal operations for the Almeda Fire.

“We’ve got just over 2,000 home sites cleaned up now and so that’s a huge milestone for us yesterday we finished up the last sites,” said Jerry Marmon, South Operations Chief, Debris Mgmt Task Force.

Marmon says the work on the south Obenchain Fire damage, is wrapping up Thursday.

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Jenna King is the 6pm anchor and our Feature Reporter at 10pm and 11pm for NBC5 News. Jenna is a Burbank, CA native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at Oregon she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through her internship with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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